Liverpool Overcome Initial Wobble Against Newcastle to Keep Up Their Perfect Start

Liverpool Overcome Initial Wobble Against Newcastle to Keep Up Their Perfect Start

Premier League football returned today to Anfield, with Liverpool hosting Newcastle United for a lunch-time kickoff. But, instead of discussing the upcoming game, TV pundits Paul Scholes and Michael Owen were discussing whether Salah is obsessed with his goals or not. Ignoring stats that prove otherwise, they went on discussing how Salah’s apparent selfishness can cost Liverpool in a tight title race. Well if there is any residual friction from the incident at Turf Moor, it was not evident at …
Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The first international break of the season is over and the Premier League teams are getting ready for a hectic rest of September. Those playing in Europe – like Liverpool – will be playing five games in the last 16 days of September, while those not in Europe – like Newcastle United  - will be playing four in the same time. The first of these is on this Saturday at lunchtime, as Liverpool will host Newcastle at Anfield. It will …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham host Newcastle United this weekend as they look to make it three out of three unbeaten in the Premier League. Their performances haven’t been great during the opening two weekends, but they have managed to get positive results in both of their matches. On the other hand, Steve Bruce is already under pressure at St James’ Park following back-to-back defeats. It was always going to be difficult to succeed Rafa Benitez and the supporters’ ire will only grow with …
Newcastle United v Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Newcastle United v Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Predictions

Newcastle had yet another tumultuous summer. Rafa Benitez left the club after he could not agree to a new contract. Now it is up to new manager Steve Bruce to save the Magpies from relegation once again. He'll have a difficult debut as top-four hopefuls Arsenal visit St. James' Park. Arsenal enter the season with one mandate: get back into the Champions League. After missing out on the top four by a single point and losing in the Europa League …
Newcastle United vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Reunions can be really awkward. On Wednesday night, a couple of ex-Liverpool players – Luis Suarez and Phillippe Coutinho played a key role in sealing (almost) Liverpool’s fate in the Champions League. On Saturday night, Liverpool will meet a few more exes. Rafa Benitez, Jonjo Shelvey and the forgotten Manquillo will await the Reds at St. James’ Park and hope to secure a point or three. If they do that, they will have sealed Liverpool’s fate in the Premier League …
Attractive Football And The Risk Of Relegation

Attractive Football And The Risk Of Relegation

In May 2004, Leeds United were relegated from the Premier League after fourteen years in the top flight. The three-time champions of England had made a place for themselves in the top five every year but one since 1997 and appeared in the semifinals of the Champions League in 2001. This was, therefore, an unexpected fall from grace. The club had invested heavily to attain domestic and European success but built up huge debts which spiralled out of control. Relegation …
Arsenal vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Arsenal vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News & Key Men

Arsenal went into the international break with two huge results, beating Manchester United and Stade Rennes to advance in the Europa League. This has put them in pole position to make it back into the Champions League through either the Premier League or Europa League. They can't let those good results go to waste by throwing away points against teams they are expected to beat like Newcastle. If they are to achieve their objective of top four this season, they'll …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The opening match of the Premier League weekend will see Tottenham host Newcastle United at Wembley. It will be a fascinating contest as the home side are still struggling with injuries and the visitors will be arriving with a spring in their step. Mauricio Pochettino will view the midweek round of games as a positive, as his team increased their lead on Chelsea and Manchester United while closing the gap on the teams above. A title challenge remains unlikely, but …
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